U.S. stocks closed higher on Tuesday after a slew of major companies reported better-than-expected quarterly results.
European bourses closed higher during Tuesday as investors monitored earnings and awaited the start of a two-day policy meeting of the Fed.
Asian indexes were mixed on Tuesday as markets awaited the upcoming FOMC meeting and kept an eye on the dollar.
The dollar languished near a 13-month low against a basket of currencies on Tuesday.
Oil prices extended gains on Tuesday after Saudi Arabia pledged to curb exports from next month.
Gold prices held steady on Tuesday, after hitting a one-month high in the previous session.
US government debt prices were lower on Tuesday, as investors geared up for more data while looking for any news out of the FOMC's meeting.
Dow futures jumped on Tuesday, boosted by earnings reports that largely beat Wall Street expectations.
U.S. equities closed mostly lower Monday as Wall Street geared up for a major week of earnings and Federal Reserve news.
Bourses in Europe closed mixed on Monday as auto stocks slumped amid allegations of collusion.
Markets in Australia and Japan fell, while markets in China and Hong Kong advanced in afternoon trade.
Oil erased early losses after leading OPEC producer Saudi Arabia pledged to cut its exports to help speed up the the market rebalancing.
The precious metal gained amid waning risk appetite among investors due to political uncertainty in the United States.
The dollar index edged up on Tuesday after falling to a 13-month low.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a slightly lower open on Monday, as investors prepared themselves for another week of earnings.
U.S. government debt prices were lower on Monday as investors get ready to digest more economic data and news out of the auctions space.
U.S. equities fell on Friday as General Electric led industrial stocks lower.
Bourses in Europe closed sharply lower on Friday as euro strengthened and fresh corporate earnings failed to boost sentiment.
Asia markets were subdued on Friday as the euro traded at two-year highs on Thursday comments from the chief of the European Central Bank.
The U.S. dollar hit its lowest level in more than a year against a basket of major rivals on Friday.